Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells. Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today. (Summary by Joy Chan) For more free... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism, suffragists, the New Woman Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Some Eminent Women of our Times by Millicent Garrett Fawcett. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Written by Millicent Garrett, a notee British feminist, suffragist and intellectual writer, this volume is comprised of short biographical sketches of 23 influential women from Jane Austen and Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Queen Victoria and Queen Louisa of Prussia. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, women, biography, feminism, suffragists, writers, scientists
byMary Lowndes, Dora Meeson-Coates, and C. Hedley-Charlton, Artists' Suffrage League
Hamilton, Cicely. Beware: A Warning to Suffragists. with sketches by Mary Lowndes, Dora Meeson-Coates, and C. Hedley-Charlton. London: Artists' Suffrage League, c.1909. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cicely Hamilton, Dora Meeson-Coates, C. Hedley-Charlton, women's suffrage, suffragists, suffrage
Marjorie DeFazio interviews suffragist, Isola Dodic (1892-1986) about her suffragist activity and continued protesting for women's rights throughout her life. Her first march was at the age of 20, the day before Woodrow Wilson's inauguration in 1913, in a march organized by suffragist-activist Alice Paul. Other suffragist activity included handing out leaflets for and working in the office. She gives a wonderful description of marching and being active in the suffragist movement. Interview... Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Suffrage -- United States.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The history of progress in America. Think of the suffragists who gathered at Seneca Falls in 1848 and those who kept fighting until women could cast their votes. Think of the abolitionists who struggled and died to see the end of slavery. Think of the civil rights heroes and foot soldiers who marched, protested and risked their lives to bring about the end of segregation and Jim Crow. As we gather here today in this historic, magnificent building, the 50th woman to leave this Earth is orbiting... Topics: Women, Ready for Hillary, Hillary Clinton, EARTH, JIM CROW, SENECA FALLS, AMERICA, seneca,... Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI_GqFTXcAQ
30-minute weekly radio program for April 12, 2011. Second of 2 parts. Many of the rights and freedoms enjoyed today by American women (and men) were won for them--not by the Suffragists and early feminists--but by 19th century prostitutes and madams. Of which there were plenty. These rights & freedoms included the right to own property; to acquire wealth; to dance, smoke, and drink in public; to wear attractive clothing; to give or receive oral sex; to have interracial intimacy; and to... Topics: women's liberation, sex, interracial sex, contraceptive, birth control, feminism, Suffragists,...